[mpiwg-ft] FTWG & Sessions WG Joint Discussions

Ignacio Laguna lagunaperalt1 at llnl.gov
Wed Sep 22 10:51:47 CDT 2021

Hi Wesley,

I prefer no 2, but I could do 1 also. I definitely don't like 3.


On 9/20/21 10:12 AM, Wesley Bland via mpiwg-ft wrote:
> Hi all,
> In the recent plenary discussion in the MPI Forum about future fault 
> tolerance proposals, it became clear that our two working groups 
> needed to coordinate some of our work to avoid duplication and promote 
> interoperability. In the FTWG today, we discussed this a little more 
> with Dan “representing” the Sessions WG. At this point, it probably 
> makes sense to try to find a few times over the next few months where 
> we can all meet together to cover topics that our two groups are 
> exploring. I think we have three options to do this:
> 1. The FTWG meets every other week. On weeks where the FTWG isn’t 
> meeting anyway, we could have a joint meeting during the Sessions WG 
> time slot (12pm US Central I think). The FTWG met this week so this 
> would theoretically start next week (or two weeks after that).
> 2. Merge the meeting time slots and share the middle hour. The FTWG 
> meets in the hour before the Sessions WG. So we could have the middle 
> hour (11:30am - 12:30pm US Central time) be common time every other 
> week to discuss common items while leaving time for the two WGs during 
> their normal time slots. This would involve some Zoom link merging, 
> but we could figure that out.
> 3. Pick a completely different time to meet in addition to our 
> existing WG times.
> So as an action item for each person who is interested in 
> participating here are two things to do:
> *a. Indicate your availability for a meeting on this doodle poll: 
> https://doodle.com/poll/2wztvc68b8gw6e7m?utm_source=poll&utm_medium=link 
> <https://urldefense.us/v3/__https://doodle.com/poll/2wztvc68b8gw6e7m?utm_source=poll&utm_medium=link__;!!G2kpM7uM-TzIFchu!mYXnjygayyUeiIedy4WDGOqrw55PylSEOm6RG1CNFPaTSFkjDJQgWXSzg2W_W307ZVzApw$>.* 
> While the poll is anchored to this week, the times are for a recurring 
> meeting every other week, so ignore any one-off conflicts you have 
> this week.
> *b. Pick your preference between 1, 2, and 3 above and respond to this 
> email.* If you’re not on both mailing lists, this will likely generate 
> a bunch of bounces for you. Feel free to register for the list you’re 
> not currently on to avoid that problem. You can also reply just to me, 
> but you won’t impose your preferences on the rest of the group that 
> way. :)
> *
> *
> Based on the responses, I’ll try to find a time that works best for 
> the most people.
> Thanks,
> Wes
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